Suicides are the most common gun deaths
Says 3,000 Americans "died of gunfire" between the time of the Ebola scare in Dallas and the midterm elections.
Not all the money is Kochs' but they have a hand in it
Last election, the Koch brothers "spent three times what the top 10 unions spent combined."
A claim with verisimilitude
"The economy bled $24 billion" due to the government shutdown.
Just about right, if homicides, suicides and accidents are counted
Since Sept. 11, 2001, "270,000 Americans were killed by gunfire at home."
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